Festive Gatherings Put Elderly at Risk, WHO Warns

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    Nov.24 — World Health Organization Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan comments on the Covid-19 shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca Plc. She also discusses vaccine distribution and the risk of increased coronavirus infections during the festive season. “Families that have vulnerable individuals, that have older individuals, clearly should be thinking about whether big family gatherings should be happening,” Swaminathan said on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

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